S&P Futures Opening Update as on 12 October 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,760.00 with a loss of -0.76% percent or -21.00 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  October 12. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,301.00 with a loss of -0.85% percent or  -218.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,982.75 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -49.25 point.

FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

As another trading week draws to a close, equity markets appear to be reclaiming some ground after posting solid losses over the last two sessions.

Sentiment around the globe was rocked in recent sessions, as investors grew nervous over the rise in interest rates. President Donald Trump has recently criticized the U.S. Federal Reserve for the decline in stock markets, saying on Wednesday that he wasn’t happy with how the central bank continued to raise interest rates.

THURSDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,598.74  with a loss of -3.15% percent or -831.83 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,785.68 with  a loss of -3.29% percent or -94.66 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,422.05  with a loss of  -4.08% percent or -315.97 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,575.41   with a loss of  -2.86% percent or −46.45 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 987.79   with a loss of -2.77% percent or  –28.15 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,905.43   with a loss of  -2.63% percent or -51.42 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,239.83 with a loss of  -3.41% percent or  -43.77 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,642.77 with a loss of  -3.24% or  -55.06 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,539.26   with a loss of  -3.27% percent or  -52.08 point;

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,694.66 with +0.46% percent or +103.80 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,711.91   up with +1.76% percent or +445.54 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,607.49  up with +0.93% percent or +24.04 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,692.41  up with +2.03% percent or  +691.26 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,054.98 UP with +0.69% percent or +48.05 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,602.16 up with +0.54% percent or +62.81 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,141.24 up with +0.68% percent or +34.87 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 361.92  up with +0.63% percent or +2.25 point.

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